DRDO develops P-7 Heavy Drop System

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News: Defence Research and Development Organization(DRDO) has developed the P-7 Heavy Drop System.

Facts:

  • P-7 Heavy Drop System: It is used for para dropping military stores up to 7-ton weight class from IL 76 aircraft.It consists of a platform & specialised parachute system.
  • The system has been developed indigenously and has been successfully inducted in the Army.

Additional Facts:

  • IL 76: It is a military transport aircraft of Russian origin.It was designed to deliver heavy machinery to remote, poorly served areas.